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97% of female MPs want a woman as next UN Secretary General

In the coming days, the General Assembly of the United Nations will appoint the next UN Secretary General. The process has been more transparent than ever before, enabling a more open competition between several candidates. Since the creation of the United Nations in 1945, all Secretary Generals hav…

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Loren Legarda, New WIP Ambassador for the Philippines

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) is delighted to announce that Ms Loren Legarda, Member of the Senate of the Philippines, will serve as a WIP Amassador for her country. Senator Legarda was first elected in 1998, now on her third term as senator, she chairs the Committees on Finance, Clima…

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Anna Maria Anders, New WIP Ambassador for Poland

The Women in Parliament Global Forum (WIP) is delighted to announce that Ms Anna Maria Anders, Secretary of State in the Office of Prime Minister of Poland, will serve as a WIP Ambassador for her country. Ms Anna Maria Anders was appointed to the position of Secretary of State in the Office of the P…

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Yōko Kamikawa, new WIP Ambassador for Japan

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) is delighted to announce that the Honourable Yōko Kamikawa, Member of Parliament, Japan, will serve as a WIP Ambassador for her country. Honourble Kamikawa was first elected in the year 2000, and since has served as the Minister of State for Gender Equalit…

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Dr. Nurhayati Ali Assegaf, new WIP Ambassador for Indonesia

WIP is delighted to announce that Dr. Nurhayati Ali Assegaf, Member of Parliament for Indonesia, will serve as a WIP Ambassador for her country. Dr Assegaf is the current Chairperson of the Committee for Inter Parliamentary Cooperation in the House of Representatives of Indonesia. She is also Member…

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MP Foteini Vaki, new WIP Ambassador for Greece

The Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) is delighted to announce that Ms Foteini Vaki, Member of the Hellenic Parliament, Greece, will serve as a WIP Ambassador for her country. Ms Vaki was elected to Parliament in 2015, and is currently a member of the Standing Committee on Cultural Affairs and…

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